The Golden Temple at night in Amritsar India

Published in: India, Photography | December 24th, 2014
Golden Temple at Night - India

Is the Golden Temple more impressive than the Taj Mahal … When people speak of must see sights in India the Taj Mahal is nearly always at the top of the list. While the Taj is an impressive building and it does feel surreal to visit it I found the Golden Temple to be far more impressive. The… Continue reading more »

Stilt House Girl from the Philippines

Published in: Philippines, Photography | December 23rd, 2014
Stilt House Girl - The Philippines

A stilt house girl who’s not so happy Davao in the far south of The Philippines is one of the nicer cities in the country. The traffic is not so heavy, the taxis don’t cheat and it’s not so polluted. It doesn’t mean there aren’t problems there. Stilt houses run along the shore fronts here.… Continue reading more »

Beautiful market roof in Iran

Published in: Iran, Photography | December 22nd, 2014
Interior Market Dome in Iran

Interior of an elaborate domed market roof in Iran Iran has some of the most stunning architecture I’ve come across in my travels. From ancient historic buildings to historic buildings still in use today. Facts about architecture in Iran: Iranian / Persian architecture dates back to 5000 BC Instances of Iranian architecture can be found from Turkey to China and all the way to Zanzibar… Continue reading more »

Philippine Tarsier in a ray of light

Published in: Philippines, Photography | December 21st, 2014
Tarsier in a Ray of Light - The Philippines

Endangered Tarsiers in the Philippines saved? When I originally wrote about the plight of the Tarsier in the Philippines I did not expect it to rollercoster into an environmental issue. But it did. With the help of readers here attention was brought to this tiny primates barbarous treatment in the Philippines. The story behind this photograph… Continue reading more »

The smiling man of Bhaktapur

Published in: Nepal, Photography | December 20th, 2014
Smiling man from Bhaktapur

An old man with a smile in Bhaktapur Nepal Bhaktapur is probably my favourite old city in Nepal. It lacks the pollution and traffic congestion of Kathmandu and is filled with temples and little streets. Perhaps it’s biggest draw are the people that live in the old town. They are brimming with character. The story… Continue reading more »

Traditional fruit seller in Pakistan

Published in: Pakistan, Photography | December 19th, 2014
Pakistani Fruit Vendor - Pakistan

Traditional fruit seller and scales in Pakistan When was the last time you saw a man weighing your fruit like this? If you look closely at the photograph you can see the weights for the scales and even a fruit knife. Moreover the leaves are all there for effect too. With the recent atrocities being… Continue reading more »

Woman harvesting rice in The Philippines

Published in: Philippines, Photography | December 18th, 2014
Collecting Rice - The Philippines

A woman taking rice from Banaue rice terraces If you visit the Philippines then a trip to the northern rice terraces in Banaue is a must. If not for the current views then do it before they disappear. Terrace farming is a part of a lost culture as many Filipinos prefer city life than country life. The… Continue reading more »